December 31 2017 - L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers

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"By Jove!"

ISAY

"Can I have a __ of your drink?"

SIP

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve __

IRWIN

"Dr." with MVP awards

ERVING

"Gone With the Wind" family name

OHARA

"Immediately, if not sooner!"

ASAP

"In that case ... "

IFSO

"Keep going!"

DONTSTOP

"Ooh! I know this! Gimme __"

AHINT

"So long, José"

ADIOS

"That was close!"

PHEW

"The Tonight Show" character with a turban

CARNAC

"__ Got a Secret": old game show

IVE

*Deluge

HEAVYRAIN

*Flu symptoms

ACHESANDPAINS

*Hobby shop purchase

MODELPLANE

*Menace to society

PUBLICENEMY

*Neckwear for which Mr. T was once famous (but no longer wears)

GOLDCHAIN

*Old-school letters

SNAILMAIL

*Soap, often

DAYTIMESERIAL

*Tropical cocktail

MANGOTANGO

19th Greek letter

TAU

A or Angel

ALER

Actress Thurman

UMA

Aid in planning a trip

ATLAS

Austen classic

EMMA

Body shop application

PRIMER

Brahms creation

SCORE

Brest friend

AMI

Bring out

ELICIT

Broad valleys

DALES

BWI posting

ETA

Canine protection

ENAMEL

Channel for film buffs

TCM

Choral composition

MOTET

Church gatherings

SOCIALS

Close by

NEAR

Coll. term

SEM

Collecting Soc. Sec

RET

Common FM radio fare

HITSONG

Comparable

AKIN

Coolly dispassionate

CLINICAL

Debate team, for example

SIDE

Diamond slip-up

BALK

Dip providing potassium, for short

GUAC

Divvy up

ALLOT

Doc's orders

MEDS

Doomed biblical city

SODOM

Drink with an umbrella

MAITAI

Drop off

NOD

Earnest request

PLEA

Extremely dry

ARID

Factions

SECTS

Factory with frozen assets

ICEPLANT

Fancy wheels

MAGS

Fess up

ADMIT

Fit together

MESHED

Follow

TAIL

Former Laker star Lamar

ODOM

French star

ETOILE

Friend of Jerry, George and Cosmo

ELAINE

Gymnast Korbut

OLGA

Hands over

CEDES

Hardly gung-ho

TEPID

HBO competitor

TMC

Hemsworth of "The Hunger Games"

LIAM

Hot streak

ROLL

Houses with layers

COOPS

Hydrocodone, e.g

OPIATE

Idaho nickname

GEMSTATE

Issue opener?

NON

Italian Riviera resort

SANREMO

Jeweler's assortment

RINGS

Just

MERELY

Justice replaced by Gorsuch

SCALIA

Kind of milk or sauce

SOY

Kitchen cloth

TEATOWEL

Leg up

EDGE

Legal document

DEED

Loads

ATON

Lobster eater's accessory

BIB

Look forward to

AWAIT

Macho guys

HEMEN

Major artery

AORTA

Man cave setting

DEN

Manhattan suffix

ITE

Mauna __

LOA

Mine, in Metz

AMOI

MLB stat

ERA

Monopoly piece

HOTEL

Music to a bluffer's ears

IFOLD

Navel type

INNIE

Not insist on payment of, as a debt

FORGIVE

Nothing to write home about

SOSO

O'Neill's "Desire Under the __"

ELMS

One percent of a D.C. group--or the group itself

SEN

Part of Q and A: Abbr

ANS

Partner

MATE

Party animals?

STAGS

PC file suffix

EXE

Pine __

TAR

Pirate's ship

CORSAIR

Playground game

TAG

Pledged, in a way

TITHED

Pour out forcefully

SPEW

Power-increasing gadget

AMP

Prefix with polis

ACRO

Promised

SWORE

Remote region ... and what literally ends each answer to a starred clue

WILDCOUNTRY

Rigatoni alternative

PENNE

Ryan in a 1998 film, e.g.: Abbr

PVT

Sailing

ASEA

Scat legend, familiarly

ELLA

SEC powerhouse

ALA

Short

SHY

Sign off on

AGREETO

Silent __: White House nickname

CAL

Singer Newton-John

OLIVIA

Six-pack set

ABS

Solo in "Star Wars"

HAN

Some smartphones

LGS

Spot on a horse

DAPPLE

Square measurement

AREA

Storybook sister

GRETEL

Succumbs to pressure

CAVES

They're sold as is

USEDCARS

Three-star mil. officer

LTGEN

Tradesperson

PLIER

Tree with long beanlike pods

CATALPA

Trial version

DEMO

Turn in the box

ATBAT

Type type

AGATE

Vague unease

MALAISE

Weasel-like animal also called a honey badger

RATEL

What birthday candles represent: Abbr

YRS

What Jack Sprat's wife couldn't eat

LEAN

Wheel connector

AXLE

Wine choice

CARAFE

Winning by a mile

WAYAHEAD

Word from the Greek for "not a place"

UTOPIA

Word on a wanted poster

ALIAS

Words a pinball wizard hates to see

GAMEOVER

Yours and mine

OURS

Zilch

NIL